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June Class 8 sales up 6 percent from May, down 27.7 percent from last year, WardsAuto reports

June Class 8 sales up 6 percent from May, down 27.7 percent from last year, WardsAuto reports

Every Class 8 heavy truck manufacturer posted a decrease in sales from June of last year, according to today’s report by WardsAuto.

Class 8 demand rises faster than supply in June; only 4th time in 19 months, ACT reports

Class 8 demand rises faster than supply in June; only 4th time in 19 months, ACT reports

COLUMBUS, Ind. – For the second time this year and only the fourth time in 19 months the demand for Class 8 trucks rose faster than the supply, according to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from transportation analysis firm ACT Research Co. LLC.

FTR: May trailer orders drop to 13,300 units; worst month since 2010

FTR: May trailer orders drop to 13,300 units; worst month since 2010

U.S. trailer net orders for May dropped 16 percent from April and 15 percent from last year, to a total of 13,300 units, transportation analyst firm FTR reported June 1, making May the weakest order month since August, 2010.

Averitt Express associate wins $5,000 for referrals

Averitt Express associate wins $5,000 for referrals

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — In its effort to recruit and retain highly skilled professional drivers, Averitt Express recently gave away a $5,000 cash prize to an associate as part of its Referral Rewards Cash In 2016 program.

FTR Shippers Conditions Index falls after four months of improvement

FTR Shippers Conditions Index falls after four months of improvement

The Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) published by transport analyst FTR fell to a near neutral reading of 0.4 in March after improving for each of the four previous months, the firm reported today.

April used Class 8 truck sales down 3 percent, year-to-date decline continues, ACT reports

April used Class 8 truck sales down 3 percent, year-to-date decline continues, ACT reports

April Used Class 8 truck same dealer sales dropped 3 percent from March and also 3 percent from the previous April, according to a report today by transportation analyst firm ACT Research.

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